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Public lectures

These lectures are open to members of the public, staff and students. All public lectures are free unless otherwise stated.

Some of our previous public lectures are available as podcasts and videos.

Upcoming lectures

  • The Fight for Beauty

    The Institute for Policy Research (IPR)
     
    Time: 6.00pm - 7.00pm
     
    Venue: 8 West 1.1 
     
    Speaker: Dame Fiona Reynolds, DBE

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  • Witchcraft and conflict: Exploring alternative discourses of insecurity

    Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies: Conflict, Security & International Order
     
    Time: 1.15-2.05pm

    Venue: 1 West North, Room 2.4

    Speaker: Dr Jonathan Fisher, University of Birmingham
       
  • Transformation of the energy sector and implications for regulation

    I-SEE Seminar

    Time: 4.30pm - 5.45pm
     
    Venue: 8 West 3.22
     
    Speaker: Martin Crouch (Senior Partner, Improving Regulation), OFGEM
     
  • Inaugural lecture: From micelles to materials

    Faculty of Science inaugural lecture series
     
    Time: 4.30-5.30pm

    Venue: 3WN 2.1

    Speaker: Professor Karen Edler, Department of Chemistry
     

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  • From micelles to materials

     
    Time: 4.30pm 

    Venue: 3 West North, 2.1
     
    Speaker: Professor Karen Edler
     
  • The continuing role of hydrocarbons and CO2 in any transition to a sustainable energy future

    I-SEE Seminar

    Time: 4.30pm - 5.45pm
     
    Venue: 8 West 3.22
     
    Speaker: Peter P. Edwards, Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford
       
  • Faculty of Science inaugural lecture

    Faculty of Science inaugural lecture series
     
    Time: 4.30-5.30pm

    Venue: 3WN 2.1

    Speaker: Professor Neil McHugh, Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology
     

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  • China and the rise of the East: the role of globalised higher education

    Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

    Time: 6.45pm - 7.45pm
     
    Venue: CB 2.6
     
    Speaker: Professor Catherine Montgomery , Dept for Education
       
  • Sulis Minerva Day

    50th anniversary lectures

    Time: 4pm

    Venue: The Edge

    Speaker: Various women in science, engineering, technology and maths

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  • Mathematics can make you fly?

    Time: 3.15pm 0 4.15pm (Tea and coffee from 2.45pm) 

    Venue: Wolfson Lecture Theatre (Building 4W, Room 1.7)
     
    Speaker: Dr Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics at the University of Cambridge